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Court dismisses case over allegedly failed Medicare reimbursements

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

A U.S. District Court dismissed an ongoing case in which a plaintiff accused an indemnity company of not doing its part in reimbursing Medicare payments.

False representation case against Ultra Ivory dishwashing detergent continues after court ruling

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

A popular dish detergent company failed to have all claims of false representation dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida over the alleged use of an allergen in a product marketed as "trusted" and "mild."

Subcontractor's case sent back to lower court after appeals court accepts junk-mail mishap as genuine

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

A construction company's case was sent back to a lower court after the First District Court of Appeal in the State of Florida accepted that its counsel had failed to appear for a case management conference because the notice had gone to the counsel's junk mail folder.

Public records case against Town of Gulf Stream sent back to lower court

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

The District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida in the Fourth District remanded a lower court’s dismissal of a public records case against the Town of Gulf Stream on Oct. 24.

Chanel calls out dozens of companies for using its trademark to make money, wants $2 million from each

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

Fashion house Chanel took dozens of companies that allegedly used counterfeit Chanel products and trademarks for profit to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Oct. 18.

Miami-Dade County accuses local company of infringing on historic VIZCAYA trademark

By Charmaine Little | Nov 11, 2018

Miami-Dade County sued a company for allegedly infringing on its trademark in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Oct. 19.

Attorney says alleged talk of 'rape and pillage' by football coach contributed to sexual assault against minor at Windermere Prep

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 10, 2018

A lawsuit is being filed against Windermere Preparatory School in Orlando after a father alleged that his son was inappropriately touched and assaulted by members of the school's football team.

Shingle manufacturer wins appeal for arbitration

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 10, 2018

A shingle producer has been granted an appeal against homeowners who claim that the company should pay for repairs after allegedly defective shingles were installed on their homes.

Court grants fashion company Troy Burch partial summary judgment in trademark infringement case

By John Sammon | Nov 10, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Nov. 2 granted a partial summary judgement to a fashion company suing a woman for allegedly using its logo to sell similar products on eBay.

Royal Caribbean's motion for summary judgment denied in passenger death

By Charmaine Little | Nov 9, 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. isn’t entitled to its motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death case, the United States District Court in the Southern District of Florida ruled on October 17.

Police shooting victim continues to seek millions

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 9, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A West Palm Beach man is seeking millions of dollars after he was shot in 2013 by a deputy who mistook a cellphone for a gun, causing the man to be paralyzed.

League of Women Voters, Common Cause target governor's Supreme Court process

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 9, 2018

TALLAHASSEE -- The League of Women Voters of Florida and Common Cause have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott (R) over the selection of Florida Supreme Court justices.

Court grants default judgment against Florida market accused of selling fake Roor water pipes

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted a default judgement against a Florida market that failed to respond to a lawsuit accusing it of selling counterfeit Roor branded water pipes.

Florida suit claiming Tesla's autopilot function is flawed raises several questions, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 8, 2018

A lawsuit recently filed by a Florida man against Tesla claiming that the autopilot feature on a Model S malfunctioned and caused him to have an accident raises questions about where the fault truly lies.

Daniel Gerber, Orlando attorney, calls Florida lawsuit climate costly

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 8, 2018

According to a recent report published by the Perryman Group, Florida's lawsuit climate is incredibly poor, and it is costing t​​​​​he state billions in funding and thousands in jobs on a yearly basis — problems that likely require reform soon if they are to be solved in the future.

Lawsuit against Miami-Dade County and two detectives dismissed, officer accused of assault

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

On Oct. 23, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed a case against Miami-Dade County and two of its police officers after body camera footage showed the officers assaulting a man during an arrest.

City of Clermont challenged on its ownership of Victory Pointe

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 8, 2018

The City of Clermont has been served with a lawsuit that challenges its ownership of Victory Pointe, a project that comprises a stormwater treatment system, a passive park and an event venue.

Ahead of trial against St. Lucie County sheriff, court rules to exclude criminal history of man who died after police custody

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

The criminal history of a man who died after suffering a seizure while in police custody for fleeing a traffic stop will be excluded in a case against the St. Lucie County sheriff and his deputy, a court has ruled.

Miami company faces federal suit for alleged failure to pay $400,000 for produce shipments

By Charmaine Little | Nov 7, 2018

MIAMI – A Georgia-based produce dealer recently filed a federal suit alleging a Miami-based company has failed to pay approximately $400,000 in a timely manner for the sale and delivery of produce.

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